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Hounds and Hunting Through the Ages

By: Thomas, Joseph B., M.F.H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Williams & Norgate Ltd: 1934

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller Id: 40881

Condition: Near Fine


1st UK edition in bright green cloth boards sharp with bright gilt titles. No names or tears, foxing on preliminaries, title page and lightly throughout. DJ shows chips and loss but has kept the book in fine form and will continue to do so. 210 pp. A foundation work on foxhunting. Required reading for any sporting library. Contents include: Fundamentals and Traditions / Limners and Bards of the Chase / Hounds and Horns of Yore / Present Day Hounds / Attributes of a Good... View more info

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Hounds and Hunting Through the Ages

By: Thomas, Joseph B., M.F.H.; Foreword By Mason Houghland, M.F.H.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Garden City Books: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28624

Condition: Near Fine


1st Garden City edition in red cloth boards displays beautifully with sharp corners and spine ends, black and gilt backstrip and crossed crop, stirrups and hunting horn on front board. 233 pp text clean. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction of the Windward House edition that shows bits of loss at tips but displays beautifully with full color hunting scene by Franklin Voss. A foundation work on foxhunting. Contents include: Fundamentals and Traditions / Limne... View more info

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Hounds and Hunting Through the Ages

By: Thomas, Joseph B., M.F.H.; Foreword By Mason Houghland, M.F.H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Windward House: 1933

Seller Id: 31466

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely hardcover in burgundy cloth with bright gilt cover title, spine title a bit dull, two tiny splits in cloth at head of backstrip from pulling off shelf, 210 pp text tight and bright with tidy name on fep. Rare Windward House DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows bits of loss at tips but displays well. Required reading for any sporting library. Contents include: Fundamentals and Traditions / Limners and Bards of the Chase / Hounds and Horns of... View more info

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Hunting England A Survey of the Sport, and of Its Chief Grounds

By: Thomas, Sir W. Beach

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford, Ltd.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34707

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover published in London by B.T. Batsford LTD, 1936. Loaded with enchanting photographs, it will transport one to the field with it's great close-ups and panoramic vistas of Olde England. Red cloth boards with black titles show lightly bumped extremities, hinge papers fine, no names, tears or soil. Original dj in mylar shows surface wear and color loss at periphery but displays well with wrap-around color hunt scene art. Sir William Beach Thomas ha... View more info

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Trail Riding and Foxhunting In Ireland SIGNED

By: Tighe, Frank

Price: $38.00

Publisher: MD, Privately Printed: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 27823

Condition: Fine


Crisp lovely as new copy signed by author on title page. 62 pgs. A colorful memoir retelling of the authors exploits in the emerald isle on horseback. Useful information for anybody planning a trip abroad to ride. Chapters include: Intro, Map, Narrative, The Horses, Foxhunting, List of Hunts, Riding Centres Offering Foxhunting, Experience Required for Foxhunting, Trail Riding, Description of Trail Rides, Planning a Trip, Information Sources, conclusion. View more info

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Master Reynard The History of a Fox

By: Tregarthen, J.C.; Revised By Jane Fielding

Price: $35.00

Publisher: IL, M. A. Donohue & Co.: 1913

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 42616

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous display book in green cloth boards w/black titles and mint cond paste on color illustration of a red fox, dressed in a red hunting coat sitting near a stump looking at a bee. 133 pp. Vintage christmas seal on fep, tiny soil spot on frt pastedn, else crisp and unmarked. Told in first-person from the view of the fox, a charming and very collectible copy that displays beautifully on the shelf. View more info

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The American Fox-Hound Embracing a History of The Celebrated Trigg, Birdsong and Maupin Strains

By: Trigg, Haiden C. (Full Cry)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: KY, Privately Printed:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28466

Condition: Fair


Chipped paperback with clear tape along cloth backstrip, Cover surface worn at tips, 94 pgs w/fold out double sided heredity chart bound in that has clear tape over cracked fold lines and has large chip in corner w/loss. Rare work for foxhound breeders and enthusiasts. Circa 1890, undated booklet. Name/date and note on title page. Contents: Preface/ The Chase/ Old and Modern Hounds/ Birdsong and Maupin Dogs/ Letters from Famous Hunters/ Big Strive/ Death of Hornet/ Buyin... View more info

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Hunting Sketches

By: Trollope, Anthony; Intro By Lionel Edwards R.I.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The John Day Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38911

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover Illustrated throughout with numerous pencil sketches by Lionel Edwards. Fine red cloth boards with bright gilt titles in very good, price clipped dust jacket with a crescent shaped chip at the lower fore-edge of frt dj panel, 1 inch closed tear at head of rear panel. Illust cream/red endpapers by Edwards. Internally fine, crisp and unmarked. 141 pp. Hunting Sketches first appeared in print in the Pall Mall Gazette in 1865 and were subsequently publ... View more info

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Hunting and Practical Hints for Hunting Men

By: Underhill, George F.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Bliss, Sands & Co.: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45831

Condition: Very Good


Attractive first edition hardcover in mustard cloth with hunting scene by Randolph Caldecott on frt board. Spine ends bumped, tips fairly sharp, 1/4" split in cloth at head of spine from pulling off shelf, light occasional handling soil. Interior leaves untrimmed, no soil or tears in the 183 pp plus 8 pages of adverts for other books. One ownership signature on fep of Joseph B Wiley Jr. Former Joint MFH of the Tewksbury Foot Bassets. Contents include: Part I - T... View more info

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Fox Hunting Map of the Fernie Fernie's Country England

By: Unknown

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Edward Stanford Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23629

Condition: Very Good +


Red cloth boards with bright gilt title. Spine rubbed, cloth partially split at spine ends. Pebbled brown endpps, linen backed 18 map sections, folds open to measure 27.5" wide x 20 3/4" tall. All sections in VG condition, no damage or loss to tips or marks on map save for occasional light finger smudge noted in blank margins. No date found, circa 1890. View more info

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The Horse, The Valley and The Chagrin Valley Hunt

By: Van Urk, J. Blan

Price: $165.00

Publisher: NY, Richard Ellis: 1947

Edition: 1st Limited Edition

Seller Id: 34839

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover with square tips and spine ends. Black cloth with dark green cloth on spine and gilt hunt button on frt cover. Mapped endpps showing hunt territory, 266 pp text illust with b/w photos. Limited to 700 copies printed by Richard Ellis, NJ 1947. Hefty tome may require add'l postage. View more info

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The Story of American Foxhunting From Challenge to Full Cry Vol I & II

By: Van Urk, J. Blan

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, Derrydale: 1940

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller Id: 44423

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover set. Vol I = 1650-1861, Vol II = 1865- 1906. First Edition, one of 950 copies. Extensively illustrated from original pictures and documents. Original red cloth, age cracked but no loss to gilt-stamped labels on upper cover and spine, Small closed tear to head of fol II. Gift ded to second blank fep on vol I. Top edge gilt (t.e.g.), others uncut, slight rubbing to spine label, spines faded. boards bright on vol I, Vol II fore edge dulled, else VG.... View more info

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John Board's Practical Horsemanship in Show and Field

By: Venables, Hugh; Board, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Paperfronts: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 23304

Condition: Very Good


Moderate surface wear and soil from storage, text tight and bright w/name and address on half title page. A non-descript book from the outside but the abundance of charming, accurate and sometimes hilarious line drawings by John Board make this one a real sleeper. A full third of the books 157 pp text concerns itself with fox hunting. Also covers Elementary Equitation, Point-to-Point racing, Dressage & Showing. This one is not to be missed. Back-pocket sized entertainmen... View more info

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The Training and Handling of Hounds in The Field

By: Wadsworth, William P.; Moderator

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The American Foxhound Club: 1971

Seller Id: 40837

Condition: Very Good


Cream card cover paperback with smoke darkened head and fore edge of frt cover, text tight and bright. 8 pp. A panel discussion organized by The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America Held at the Union Club, New York City January 28, 1971. View more info

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The Training and Handling of Hounds in The Field

By: Wadsworth, William P.; Moderator

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, The American Foxhound Club: 1971

Seller Id: 41594

Condition: Good


Cream card cover paperback with smoke darkened spine edge and head of frt cover, text tight and bright. 8 pages. A panel discussion organized by The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America Held at the Union Club, New York City January 28, 1971. View more info

Breeding a Pack of Foxhounds A Conversation Under the Auspices of The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America and The American Foxhound Club at The Union Club NY Jan 25th 1974

By: Wallace, Captain R.E., M.F.H., Brainard, William W., M.F.H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28469

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 38 pg copy with light soil on cover. A series of questions poised at Ronnie Wallace who stood in for The Duke of Beaufort who was originally booked to sit at this panel but suffered a shoulder injury prior to the gathering and was unable to make the event. William Brainard Jr. also sat on the panel and answered questions from various MFH's such as Alexander Mackay-Smith, Harold Ramser, Clinton Pitts, Charles Kindersley, Robert Y White and others. View more info

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Breeding a Pack of Foxhounds A Conversation Under the Auspices of The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America and The American Foxhound Club at The Union Club NY Jan 25th 1974

By: Wallace, Captain R.E., M.F.H., Brainard, William W., M.F.H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40929

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright 38 pg copy with very light soil on cover. See image. A series of questions poised at Ronnie Wallace who stood in for The Duke of Beaufort who was originally booked to sit at this panel but suffered a shoulder injury prior to the gathering and was unable to make the event. William Brainard Jr. also sat on the panel and answered questions from various MFH's such as Alexander Mackay-Smith, Harold Ramser, Clinton Pitts, Charles Kindersley, Robert Y White and ot... View more info

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Hunting The Fox A Panel Forum Discussion 1971

By: Wallace, R. E., M.F.H.; Ryan, Mr.; Wadsworth, William P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28226

Condition: Good


1st edition card cover paperback with 71 pp with one note written on last page. Tight bright copy with soiled cover w/cup rings and pencil notes on frt cover, few ink doodles on rear cover. Rare foxhunting item. A Panel forum discussion under the auspices of The American Foxhound Club and the Virginia Foxhound Club in Conjunction with The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America Held at Oatlands, Leesburg, VA May 29, 1971. A series of questions posed to the three a... View more info

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Hunting The Fox A Panel Forum Discussion 1971

By: Wallace, R. E., M.F.H.; Ryan, Mr.; Wadsworth, William P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41593

Condition: Good


Cream card cover paperback with smoke darkened periphery of covers, text tight and bright. 71 pp. Solid copy of a much sought foundation volume on the sport of fox hunting. A Panel forum discussion under the auspices of The American Foxhound Club and the Virginia Foxhound Club in Conjunction with The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America Held at Oatlands, Leesburg, VA May 29, 1971. A series of questions posed to the three authors listed above pertaining to the goin... View more info

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Across Country

By: Wanderer ; D'Avigdor , Elim H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co.: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30744

Condition: Good


3/4 red leather over marbled boards, marbled edges of page block, beautiful feather-pattern marbled endpapers. 6 panel, raised spine with gilt decorations. Front gutter cracked near 1/2 way down, front board hinge tender, spine ends and corners bumped and rubbed. Displays well on the shelf. Contents clean. 361 pp. + 22 color plates incl. frontispiece. A story of the chase well illustrated in color by Georgina Bowers. View more info